Volume 14 Issue 9
Several years ago the CTA Board of Directors discussed the need for term limits for service on the Board of Directors. At the April 2010 Board of Directors meeting, the Board moved to send this proposed CTA Bylaws amendment to State Council for action at the October 2010 meeting. It represents the Board’s perspective that getting elected to the CTA Board in any capacity should be limited to the election for three three-year terms over a lifetime. This applies to past, current and future service; filling the unexpired portion of an unexpired term shall not count as one of these three terms.
Article XVI, Section 3 requires a two-thirds affirmative vote by voting members of State Council by written ballot.
2010-2011 CTA BYLAW AMENDMENT
1. For State Council review, debate and possible modification at the June 2010 State Council meeting; and final consideration by written ballot at the October 2010 meeting.
2. Amendment to be effective upon adoption.
Additions are underlined.
Unaffected and unchanged intervening material is denoted by asterisks (* * *).
Approved by CTA Board 5/2010
ARTICLE VI — BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Section 1. Composition and Number. * * *
Section 2. Qualifications. * * *
Section 3. Nomination and Election. * * *
Section 4. Term of Office.
a. Directors from Directorial Districts.
(1) Each Director shall be elected for a three-year term, beginning on June 26th following the election. Those elected to fill unexpired terms shall take office upon election and serve the unexpired portion of the term. If an election is deferred, the expiration date of term shall be the same. (Amended October 1987, January 1998)
(2) Directors shall be eligible for reelection, but no person shall serve more than three full three-year terms. consecutively
as such Director without a break in service of at least one year. (Amended October 1978, May 1979, January 1998)
b. Racial and Ethnic Minority Directors-at-Large. These Directors shall be elected for a three-year term beginning on June 26 following the election. At-large Directors shall be eligible for reelection or for election as a Director from a directorial district. Those elected to fill unexpired terms shall take office upon election and serve the unexpired portion of term. (Adopted May 1974, Amended May 1975, November 1977, October 1978, May 1979, January 1998, March 2000)
c. All Directors. Directors who have been elected to three
consecutive three-year terms without a break in service of at least one year shall not be eligible for reelection to the Board. (Adopted March 2000)
Section 5. Vacancies. * * *
Section 6. Meetings of the Board. * * *
Section 7. Waiver of Notice. * * *
Section 8. Quorum and Prohibition of Use of Proxies. * * *
Section 9. Powers and Duties. * * *